Visiting Assistant Professor

University of Utah, Dept. of Family & Consumer Studies
Zhou Yu
225 South 1400 East, Room 228 Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Phone: 8015850437
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The Department of Family and Consumer Studies (FCS) at the University of Utah invites applications for a nine-month visiting assistant professor in family financial planning. The expected teaching load for this position is three courses per semester, with courses pertaining to personal finance and financial planning. The department hopes to attract a candidate who also wishes to actively engage in research. Salary is dependent upon qualifications and experience. Summer support via teaching opportunities may also be available, but is not guaranteed. The start date will be August of 2018.

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should: (1) hold a PhD in family finance, financial planning, finance, economics, consumer economics or a related field in social sciences (advanced doctoral candidates will be considered); (2) have the demonstrated ability or strong potential for effective teaching in both face-to-face and online formats; and (3) have the ability to engage in service activities related to the Financial Planning Program. Preference will be given to candidates who have a relevant professional certification (such as CFP®, CFA®, or PFS®) or are willing to obtain such certification.

To apply, please submit a cover letter (describing qualifications and accomplishments), curriculum vitae, a list of three references (name, organization, email address and telephone), and other supporting documents to Review of applications will begin on January 8, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.